I called hotel to get prices. The manager must have overheard and cut in on the call. I'm glad he did. He said since I was wanting to stay 3 nights during mid-week and I was travelling alone, he would be willing to knock off 10 bucks per night. I called other hotels in the immediate area and none even came close to the deal I was being offered at the Sleep Inn. Check in was fine. The staff was friendly and accomodating. I asked about a particular restaurant and the manager mapquested its location and printed it out for me without my asking. He then showed me on the map how to get there without using the busy interstate. Above and beyond. How great is that these days? My room was excellent for the price. Pretty typical decor. Air conditioning was very cold. Plenty of hot water. Beds felt nice and I had no discomfort sleeping. Large shower. Mini-fridge worked great. Had a microwave and coffee maker in the room. I must admit, I didn't use either of them. Worst complaint would be that the large, sliding window was a bit off- kilter. I used some well folded paper to prop it into place correctly and never had a moment's problem with it. I did alert the front desk when I left about this minor detraction. Deluxe continental breakfast was really nice. Waffle maker, juices, cereal and much more. Loved the pastries. Bear claws; yumm! The pool wasn't the largest, however on my last night, I walked down and the manager unlocked the pool area just for me. I had the whole thing to myself. Very relaxing time and I got to practice a swim stroke or two. I'm not a good swimmer so this was good for me and I loved doing it without tons of kids or other watchers. Bought my Carowinds tickets at the front dest at a discount from what you will pay at the gate. I definitely found my inner-child on those rollercoasters. I would like to thank Katrina and Mr. Lakhani for being so instrumental in allowing me to feel like a kid again and making it all so easy and affordable. I'd go back in a heartbeat!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Country Inn & Suites at Carowinds is off Interstate 77, across from Carowinds. We are near Charlotte Convention Center, Discovery Place, Bank of America Stadium (home of the Carolina Panthers) and Knights Stadium. Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is eight miles away. Attractions include Winthrop University, Metrolina Expo Trade Center, Ovens Auditorium, Verizon Amphitheatre, Museum of York County and Lowe's Motor Speedway. Shop at a local outlet mall and two shopping malls. Several restaurants and bars are nearby. Free amenities include Morning Medley breakfast, coffee, newspaper and seasonal outdoor pool. We have free Wi-Fi in all rooms and access to copy services. We have bus parking. Rooms come with coffee makers, hairdryers, irons, ironing boards and cable television. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sleep Inn At Carowinds Hotel Fort Mill
- Sleep Inn Fort Mill
- Fort Mill Sleep Inn